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16 April 2020
Single-use item bylaw
Who can still get a disposable straw or fork if they need one?
people with disabilities
What will happen when the city bans shopping bags, drink cups, and other take-out containers?
customers will need to pay a fee for them
businesses will need to pay for a fee for them
nobody can have them
What happened when Victoria tried to ban plastic bags?
they changed their mind in 2018
The Canadian Plastic Bag Association sued them
they waited for cities like Surrey and Richmond to ban them too